Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency

The Mission of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is to preserve, conserve, manage, protect, and enhance the fish and wildlife of the state and their habitats for the use, benefit, and enjoyment of the citizens of Tennessee and its visitors. The Agency will foster the safe use of the state's waters through a program of law enforcement, education, and access.

Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency Rhea County, TN, United States
Jan 12, 2018
Full time
Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience:    Experience equivalent to one year of fulltime wildlife conservation, forestry, farming or closely related work; qualifying coursework at an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.     Other Requirements Necessary Special Qualifications:    Applicants for this class must:  possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license at the time of appointment in some positions. upon appointment, successfully acquire a valid commercial driver's license/endorsement in some positions. Examination Method:   Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions. Job Overview Summary:    Under general supervision, performs wildlife conservation work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required. Distinguishing Features:    This is the entry/working class in the Wildlife Technician series. Employees in this class perform wildlife conservation work in one of the following specialty areas: creel surveys, state lake operation and maintenance, fish attractor construction and fish data collection, wildlife area operation and maintenance, or hatchery operation and maintenance. Competencies (KSA's) Competencies: Integrity and Trust Ethics and Values Action Oriented Time Management Perseverance Listening Learning on the Fly Technical Learning Decision Quality Problem Solving Knowledge: Working knowledge of wildlife and fisheries habitat management or a related field.  Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance. Basic knowledge hunting, fishing, and trapping regulations. Basic computer knowledge and use for administrative duties. Basic knowledge of hunter safety and firearm use. Basic knowledge of safe handling of sick or injured wildlife. Skills: Finger dexterity Manual dexterity Hand arm steadiness Critical thinking skills. Active listening and learning skills. Oral comprehension Oral expression Depth perception Stamina Multilimb coordination Trunk strength Near vision Speech recognition Written expression Handling and moving objects Mathmatics   Abilities: Problem solving abilities Judgment and decision making Equipment selection Reading comprehension Deductive reasoning Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships Time management Written comprehension Closing date and time: 1/16/2018 at 11:59 PM Central Time Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com